While London restaurants remain shuttered, we’ve rounded up 10 new openings we’re looking forward to this year, from seafood sanctum Manzi’s to the Batman-themed Park Row.
Jason Atherton to open Harrods Social in Knightsbridge
Michelin-starred chef Jason Atherton is to open Harrods Social within the luxury department store in Knightsbridge when indoor dining begins again on 17 May.
Three star restaurant Eleven Madison Park to go vegan
Proving he’s unafraid of taking big risks, chef Daniel Humm is to turn his three-Michelin-starred New York restaurant Eleven Madison Park into a vegan venue.
Michel Roux Jr launches online cookery course
Michelin-starred chef Michel Roux Jr has launched an online cookery course aiming to teach novices the basics of classic French cuisine in a three-part series.
Corney & Barrow to host charity tasting with Oz Clarke
Fine wine merchant Corney & Barrow has partnered with TV presenter Oz Clarke to host a ‘Wine in to Help Out’ virtual tasting to raise funds for Hospitality Action.
Table Talk: Mark Kempson
The head chef of Kitchen W8 on the simple beauty of white truffle pasta and white Burgundy, why he’ll never eat ants again, and being force-fed pig’s liver by his nan.
42 BAME students apply for Golden Vines Diversity Scholarships
The Taylor’s Port Golden Vines Diversity Scholarships have received an influx of interest, with 42 BAME students from 23 countries applying for the programmes.
World’s 50 Best Restaurants launches 50 Next list of young food trailblazers
The company behind The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list has launched a 50 Next list, highlighting the young trailblazers around the world shaping the future of gastronomy.
Table Talk: Patrick Powell
The head chef of Allegra on eating cod’s sperm on his travels, how Anthony Bourdain sparked his passion for food, and why a long lunch at Noma was the best meal of his life.
London Wine Fair launches preview event for on-trade
The London Wine Fair has launched a day-long Welcome Back Wednesday preview event for the on-trade, which is due to take place on 28 April.
Berkmann offers 50,000 bottles of wine to indie on-trade venues
Drinks distributor Berkmann Wine Cellars will be donating 50,000 bottles of wine to independent hospitality venues in the UK to help them get back on their feet post pandemic.
Inception Group takes legal action against AXA over business interruption insurance u-turn
The Inception Group, owner of London hotspots including Mr Fogg’s and Cahoots, is taking legal action against AXA following its business interruption insurance u-turn.